The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 322 318 334
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.009% 0.034% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.036% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £65,000 £53,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% +10.25%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
Automation Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10615 11049 12033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.09% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8939 9687 11040
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the City of London region.

Automation Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Big Data
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Groovy
5 3 (42.86%) Ruby
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (14.29%) Hudson
7 1 (14.29%) Confluence
7 1 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (14.29%) UNIX
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) HP

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Groovy
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP